KTDA Jobs in Kenya

The KTDA Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings Limited, whose mandate is to support initiatives and projects that provide sustainable solutions in areas of education, health, economic empowerment, environmental conservation, water sanitation and infrastructure improvement.

To ensure continued success and growth, we are seeking to recruit a dynamic and highly talented individual to join our management team in the following exciting and challenging position.

Foundation Manager - One (1) Position

Position Scope: Reporting to the CEO, the successful candidates will be responsible for implementing KTDA’s Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, initiating, articulating and implementing appropriate CSR programmes,

Key Responsibilities
  • Articulating and implementing appropriate CSR programmes.
  • Formulating and implementing the KTDA Foundation
  • Strategic Plan in line with the KTDA Group’s Corporate Objectives
  • Ensuring the Foundation’s activities are well documented and publicized.
  • Raising funds for Foundation’s projects and managing the disbursement of grants and donations to beneficiaries.
  • Monitoring the implementation and evaluation of projects.
  • Originating and disseminating relevant reports on the activities of the Foundation.
  • Assessing requests for support and partnerships and recommending appropriate action in line with the Group’s CSR policies.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Group CSR policies and procedures.
  • Introducing and implementing global best practices in CSR Management.
  • Creating sustainable partnerships with other CSR stakeholders.
  • Representing the Foundation in appropriate CSR forums.
  • Craft CSR strategy implementation plans, and be held accountable for results.
  • Supervise the daily operations, including budget preparation and administration and any other resources employed by the Foundation.
  • Advising the Foundation Board on financial and strategic issues as and when required.

    Qualifications / Competencies / Experience
    The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications, experience and competencies: -
  • Bachelors degree in Social Sciences.
  • A Masters Degree in Community Development, Communication and Public Relations or Marketing will be an added advantage.
  • Seven (7) years’ experience in CSR, 2 of which must be at Management level.
  • Membership of a relevant CSR/ Fundraising association.
  • Demonstrated fundraising ability for not for profit organizations.
  • Good proposal and report writing skills for project funding.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

    How to Apply
    If you fulfill the above requirements and wish to be considered, please apply online at www.ktdateas.com/recruit not later than 28th October 2016.

    Foundation Manager Job

    2. Architect One (1) Position

    Position scope: Reporting to the Group Head of Technical Services, the successful candidate will be responsible providing architectural consultancy for KTDA and subsidiaries

    Key Responsibilities
  • Designing of Buildings/factories
  • Supervising construction projects
  • Preparing periodic project updates/reports for presentation to the Board
  • Leading a team of design consultants during project implementation
  • Advising the Agency on all matters relating to its construction requirements
  • Coordinating external consultants
  • Ensuring the statutory requirements relating to construction projects are met on time
  • Supervising and coordinating and evaluating staff under him

    Qualifications / Skills / Experience
  • A Bachelors degree in Architecture from a reputable university.
  • Be a registered Architect by BORAQS.
  • Six (6) Years post-graduate experience in a busy architectural firm.
  • Must be competent in ArchiCAD and other necessary computer applications
  • Membership in a relevant Institute will be an added advantage.
  • Clear understanding of building contracts and project management
  • Strong analytical skills

    3. Principal Legal Officer

    Broad Function:
    Reporting to the Manager, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, the successful candidate will be responsible for management of contract administration for KTDA Holdings, its subsidiaries and managed factory companies.

    Primary Duties / Responsibilities
  • Drawing of contracts, lease documents, loan agreements and other legal documents.
  • Ensuring that contracts, leases and legal documents have been prepared in the proper manner and that the relevant registers are updated.
  • Maintaining records of contracts, leases, loan agreements and the covenants therein.
  • Drafting and reviewing legal documents and contracts.
  • Providing timely information on renewals or termination of agreements.
  • Liaising with external lawyers on legal matters for and against the Group Companies.
  • Taking minutes for KTDA Holdings’ subsidiaries and committee meetings.
  • Facilitate conveyancing transactions involving purchase or sale of land by KTDA Group and Factory Companies;
  • Participate in the co-ordination and preparation of legal opinions to the KTDA Group and Factory Companies;
  • Assist in negotiation, review and drafting of documentation for business transactions;
  • Participate in the co-ordination and preparation of legal opinions to the KTDA Group and Factory Companies
  • Monitor and report on compliance risk
  • Supervise Legal Assistants
  • Performing any other duties as assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications / Competencies / Experience
  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B) degree from a recognized university;
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Kenya School of Law
  • Registered advocate of the High Court of Kenya – Six (6) years standing;
  • Certified Public Secretary (CPS (K)
  • Current Practicing certificate
  • Demonstrate good grasp of Commercial law, the Constitution of Kenya and other relevant national laws;
  • Should have thorough knowledge of the tea industry and agricultural sector as well as knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting the sector;
  • Exposure to IT packages
  • High levels of integrity and confidentiality
  • Excellent leadership skills and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent networking, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

    Apply Online here www.ktdateas.com/recruit on or before 4th Nov 2016

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    KTDA Management Services Ltd is an equal opportunity employers

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